Andrew Roth - March 27th, 2012
Writing for the New York Sun, Ira Stoll outlines several reasons why conservatives should be "unpleasantly surprised" by the Ryan Budget.
Conservatives who oppose raising the debt limit…yet again…should take particular note in this excerpt:
It’s one thing if raising the debt limit was conditioned on passing a balanced budget, but the Ryan plan doesn’t even do that.
Stoll’s piece is worth reading, but even he doesn’t mention the fact that the Ryan budget breaks the debt deal from last year. As we said before, this is no longer a fiscal issue, it’s a credibility issue. Republicans of all stripes are glossing over that fact.
And that’s a shame.
Andrew Roth - February 15th, 2012
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Andrew Roth - November 18th, 2011
Last night, Congress passed a "minibus" spending bill, which is essentially a portion of the overall federal budget. Republicans hardly put up a fight, even though the bill spends a ton of money and increased the power of the government to subsidize the housing market. Here’s what Tom Coburn had to say about it: